Professor Nutt calls for UK cannabis review, suggests cafes

The heroic and recently sacked head of the UK drugs advisory body (ACMD), David Nutt, has called for a review of cannabis with a view to decriminalisation and even the prospect of opening up cannabis cafes. Nutt was sacked because the government didn’t like what he said. Read the story at the BBC. Recent news … Read more

UK ignores scientific advice on cannabis, sacks chief adviser

In an audacious move that has swept waves of discontent across the scientific community, the UK home secretary Alan Johnson has sacked the chair of the ACMD (Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs ) by letter because the government don’t like what he said. Professor Nutt had worked for the ACMD for over a … Read more